Tony Leon

Formerly South Africa's Ambassador To Argentina, Uruguay & Paraguay Who Is Executive Chairman At Resolve Communications

How to hire Tony Leon

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When he's at corporate events, Leon covers the following topics:

  • What happened and What’s Next?
  • Russian Roulette? – What amending the Constitution to allow Expropriation without Compensation Means
  • Ramaphoria and Ramareality
  • Behind Embassy Walls
  • Opposite Mandela
  • Africa-Beyond the Headlines and Behind the Numbers – From Prowling Lions to Black Swans and Hidden Dragons.
  • Lessons from the Latins
  • Power of disruption – Politics and Business

Leon is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read his latest feedback below:

“It was a privilege to see you in action with the Public Protector. Your anecdotes and fast-paced questions made the event much more enjoyable than the mind-numbing match currently going on with England and Afghanistan. The audience were hanging on to every word said, and it was due to your method of interviewing Thuli that made the evening.” – Craig Nudelman, Head of Media and Public Affairs, Cape SA Jewish Board of Deputy

“Thank you very much for being with us at The Owners Forum Middle East & Africa 2019. It was a true privilege to have you and Mr. De Klerk share your insights on ‘South Africa Yesterday and Today’. Your thoughtful contribution provided a valuable perspective for dialogue at The Owners Forum Middle East & Africa 2019 and has received very positive feedback from our participants.” – Paul Dietze, The Owners Forum

“A very sincere THANK YOU for being such a splendid guest speaker at our recent lunch. You were brilliant. I am very honest if I say that you have been the best and most eloquent, suave, interesting and entertaining speaker since I have been chairman for the past two and a half years. You are a real star.” – Anet Pienaar Vosloo, Chairperson of the Adele Searll Ladies Club

  • 2021 – Author of “Future Tense: Reflections On My Troubled Land” 
  • 2014 – Advisor, K2 Business Intelligence 
  • 2014 – Author of “Opposite Mandela: Encounters with South Africa’s Icon 
  • 2013 – Executive Chairman, Resolve Communications 
  • 2013 – Author of “The Accidental Ambassador” 
  • 2012 – Columnist, Business Day 
  • 2009 – Ambassador, Supreme Court of South Africa 
  • 2008 – Author of “On the Contrary” 
  • 2007 – IOP Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government 
  • 1999 – Leader of the Opposition Party, Parliament of South Africa 
  • 1998 – Author of “Hope & Fear: Reflections of a Democrat” 
  • 1985 – Attorney, Supreme Court of South Africa